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Thursday 9th July 2020

Emmerdale's Fiona Wade announces engagement

Former co-star Simon Cotton proposed over the festive period

Emmerdale's Fiona Wade has revealed she has got engaged over New Year.

The actress, who plays Priya Sharma in the soap, shared the news with her followers on social media on New Year's Day.

The happy couple! (Credit: Instagram)

She wrote: "Two days ago this beautiful man asked me to be his wife.

There has never been an easier answer to a question.... Yes! Feel so incredibly blessed.

"There has never been an easier answer to a question.... Yes! Feel so incredibly blessed.

" Wishing you all a wonderful 2019 & so much love for the year ahead."

Accompanying the message was a picture of the happy couple looking loved up in a romantic setting.

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The couple only confirmed their romance in July last year with this adorable picture, where it's already obvious how much they'd fallen for each other.

Fiona and Simon over the summer (Credit: Instagram)

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Last month Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick got engaged to her producer girlfriend Kate Brooks.

The star, who plays Vanessa Woodfield, announced the couple’s happy news on Twitter.

Sharing a picture of them on a balcony with glasses in their hands, she wrote: "So after months of planning, I popped the question!!!

"She said yes!!!"

The actress added emojis of an engagement ring and two brides, and the hashtags "#loveislove #noordinaryproposal @katebrooks".

Kate, who works on the soap, retweeted the message and said: "Thank you for all the love #shedidgood #whataweekend #worthmissingthejunglefor."

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